By Joey W. Hill
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They'd gone down that road before. He'd given her his blood to heal her that very first time and as a side effect, he could track her anywhere. She couldn't escape him. But that deed was done. What made her fear his healing touch was what else had happened. He'd not only managed to heal one of the fresh wounds, his energy had spilled over and begun to heal the scars on her face, something no angel should be able to do. But apparently he had some practical skills, for his fingers had found the snarled muscles along her scarred side and were kneading them, applying pressure where needed, alternating between the fingers and heel of his hand.
He was looking at a Dark One, struggling to get out of her body. No, to take her body over. Shrieking, that high-pitched shrieking he knew too well. His hands tightened on his weapons. He knew how to destroy a Dark One this size hand-to-hand, could cut its throat in a heartbeat. The writhing creature dropped swiftly to the hold floor, apparently possessing a gravity far heavier than water could bear. Convulsing, it fought with an unseen assailant. Amazed, he watched it roll back and forth, clawing at itself, water churning around it.
Those who had never truly been in the grip of darkness were the only ones foolish enough to want to brush against it, and Mina was certainly not the first to take advantage of that. htm 43/246 12/2/2010 A Witch's Beauty - Joey W Hill She was taking time to explain to him how the potion should be taken for maximum effectiveness. She didn't describe its mechanics the way she had to David. She simply noted that Gerard would get the results the Higher Powers desired. Satisfied with her safety for the moment, David glanced around, realizing he hadn't been this far into her cave before.